Patience = Passive Income For Life

Patience, patience, and a sprinkle of more patience. That is what’s needed to succeed online, regardless of how talented you are.

Regardless of what you feel you deserve. Regardless of what you hope and dream will happen. Patience is the number one thing you have to master.

Now, it’s a painful concept. Patience is a very difficult thing to learn, because your emotions take over and you feel, hope, and dream, but you mostly feel that you deserve more results sooner.

Whether it’s more views or more subscribers, more sales, or more continuous sales. We all trick ourselves into believing that we deserve more, just because we tried really hard.

Which is fair enough, because we all do that. But understand guys, that patience is key. Did you know that David Bowie struggled for many years before he had his first hit single?

Even after he succeeded, he still struggled. Because even then, all he was doing was trying to reach the next level, the next level, the next level.

Did you know that Frank Sinatra lost everything twice, I think, before he became a solid success?

He spent decades honing his craft, playing in really shitty bars, and doing anything he could to get by.

Did you know that Dave Chappelle started doing stand-up when he was 14?

14 years old! He just went for it and he just started doing it.

And the list goes on and on and on. Every single person out there, anyone who’s succeeded – If you’re looking at something like YouTube, you have Mr. Beast, people like him.

He did over 100 videos before he cracked 1,000 subs, and so on and so on and so on.

I’m sure you’ve heard of Sean Cannell. He’s a really big YouTuber. He’s got millions of subscribers.

I think he’s the CEO of Think Media. He had three! 1, 2, 3 – three failed YouTube channels before he succeeded!

And even then, even when he succeeded, it took him years to build that success up. And so it’s so important you understand that success online takes time.

There is no shortcut. The only kind of shortcut you can get is to get better.

Be self-aware.


But the good thing is, guys, that micro-success comes much faster than you think.

Things like your first sale or things like your hundredth subscriber, or when you’re becoming monetized on YouTube and making consistent sales.

They come relatively quickly if you follow through and stick to one project.

But to actually succeed – and when I say succeed, I mean actually making a full-time income and you quitting your job. That will take years, depending on many, many factors.

Because it depends on how much you need. If you only need a thousand bucks a month, then you will quit 10 times sooner than the person who needs $30,000 a month.

So it’s all about your own personal circumstances. And the key here is to remember that everyone’s different, which means comparing yourself to others is absolutely futile.

Because why compare yourself to somebody who has much lower needs than you?

Which means that they succeed faster than you because they’ve got a huge advantage.

Why compare yourself to someone who has a much bigger budget than you have? It’s a pointless comparison because there is no comparison.

So it’s all about you focusing on yourself and your journey. Take accountability for your actions.

Don’t blame me. Don’t blame your software. Don’t blame your computer. Don’t blame the weather. Don’t blame your bad back.

Don’t blame your parrot. Don’t blame your pets. Don’t blame your boss. Don’t blame your job. Don’t blame anything, everything’s on you. It’s all on you to make things work for you.

And also, one key point here, guys, is that whenever you read anything about any success story, whether it’s David Bowie or whether it’s David Chappelle, or whether it’s Seinfeld and so on and so forth.

All those guys, anybody, it doesn’t matter if you’re looking at bloggers or YouTubers, guess what? They all started from nothing.

Most of them overcame some monstrous hurdles to get to where they got to. They had no more advantages than you have.

Some of them were piss-poor when they started, and others had money.

Some had massive addiction problems. Some were fine.

Some had very supportive parents, some had very abusive parents. But guess what? They all just muddled along and got on with it, and had what?

They had patience.



And they just kept following through. And they honed their craft and made themselves the best they could be.

But guess what? Back in the early days, for example, with David Bowie, for example, when he was flat sharing with random people and just sleeping on people’s sofas and so on.

And just spending all day partying and playing around and so on, he was honing his craft. But he was getting by.

He was making some money. He was piss-poor, but he was doing something.

He was making money and doing the bits and pieces he could to get by, just like you will with your online business.

So six months from now, in a year from now, you might be making 200 bucks a month, 300 bucks a month, 500 bucks a month.

You are just muddling along, you’re getting on with it, you’re moving forward. And as long as you keep pushing, as long as you keep moving forward then things will happen for you.

However, if you immediately, after six months go, “Oh my God, it’s so unfair. I’m only making 100 bucks a month, or I’m only making 50 bucks a month. And this is not fair because I, I, I, I… Me, me, me, me, me”.

If you are thinking like that, then you’re guaranteed… I’ll say that again. If you think that way, you’re guaranteed to fail. Guaranteed. Why?

Because all that’s going to happen is when you get to a thousand bucks a month or when you get to 2,000 bucks a month, it’s never going to be enough. Because all you’re thinking is, “Me, me, me, me”.

And what happens is when you hit whatever metric you’ve set for yourself, whether it’s 100 bucks a day, or whether it’s 500 views per day, or a thousand views per day, whenever you hit that, guess what?

It’s never going to be enough. And you’re always going to be whinging, bitching, complaining, moaning, comparing stuff to others, and always complaining that you aren’t getting enough.

So fall in love with the journey. Fall in love with the process. Fall in love with the art of creating content and just doing your thing.

Fall in love with the micro successes of getting your first ranking, of looking back at your old content and realizing how much you’ve grown.

Fall in love with the process of doing that. Fall in love with the process of getting these micro wins, because those are the ones that build you as a marketer.

And the further you come along and the further you move, the more you realize how much you’ve learned.

And the further you come along, the more you realize that behind you are literally thousands, if not millions of people who give up at the slightest hint of a hurdle.

✅ You’re going to realize how far you’ve come.
✅ You’re going to realize how far you’ve grown.
✅ You’re going to realize how far you’ve come in terms of your own personal growth.

And guess what?

✅ You going to realize that the only key metric to your success was patience. Patience.

Because guess what guys? Skills can be learned. You can learn how to make videos.

You can learn how to write blog posts. You can learn how to become a good copywriter. You can learn how to record better audio.

You can learn how to become more articulate in your writing. You can learn how to use AI tools. You can learn all that shit.

Anybody can learn that shit. But patience is priceless. That is an emotional rollercoaster that you have to just continuously learn to nurture and grow.

Even now, I myself – I’m over 10 years… I’m over a decade into my online journey, and I’m still struggling to be patient.

Because I’m aiming for the next peak. I’m aiming for the next mountain. And I’m impatient because I want to get there tomorrow.

I want to get there now. I don’t want to wait another two years, another four years, five years. So it’s an ongoing battle.

And the sooner you learn that, the sooner you learn to appreciate the journey. As opposed to looking at the mountain top and forgetting that it’s about the climb, it’s about the journey.

You have to love climbing, otherwise, you’ll never, ever get to the peak.

So, thanks for reading and I’ll see you all inside the community, okay? Cheers!

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  1. Never give up, even if you follow the wrong track, it’s not a job and you CAN pivot any time you want. There is so much opportunity out there, you just need to find what works best for you and stick with it.